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Life isn't fair (apparently)

A few weeks ago I was dealing with a problem that I discussed with a couple of people. In the course of conversation, one of these people told me what she’d said to her children when they were growing up: 522 more words


Is Politically Correct Always Really Correct?

As graduation from high school approaches for my second child, there are lots of activities approaching. From Senior prom to scholarship night, the class outing to the final walk across the Guilford Green. 1,069 more words

Unfair parents.

I think it’s not fair when parents don’t give you a chance to explain yourself or mistaken your “explaining” to “talking back”. I think it is not fair that just because they are in authority, that they are your parents you shouldn’t dare speak up for yourself; for them it is disrespectful. 132 more words


Lesson About Fairness

One thing that I would say I have learned a lot about while I was in prison, was this thing about fairness.

In a sterile environment where everyday life has been watered down into spartan, bare minimum, even 5 sweets can cost someone whatever left of his freedom behind the walls. 816 more words



To err.
To forgive.

To hang in there–
even when it isn’t fair,

and still,
somehow, somewhere,
to find a way
quite true
to live
and to let live.


Michael Sandel: what money can't buy

What money can’t buy (2014)

[Thank you indeed Michael for this contribution.]

Michael Sandel is an American political philosopher.

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Colour Me Ashamed

Black. Black is the colour I see when I look at myself. Leaning off the edge of the bed, I peer at my feet. I fan out my toes and slowly examine them, ignoring the veins curving tortuous paths under my skin, ignoring the arch of bone forming their delicate architecture. 959 more words